Social Well-Being and Community Initiatives

Working with community members and organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and the community.

We work to support strong organizations, build community, conduct social research, and connect with government, private sector, and non-government organizations (NGOs). Learn more about the Social Planning department.

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Family and Community Support Services

FCSS is a partnership between local municipal governments and the provincial Human Services Ministry. The funding is used to support and develop locally driven preventive social services initiatives.

Tree of houses from the cover of Report to the Community Homelessness & Affordable Housing Initiatives 2013-2014.

Housing and Homelessness

We are involved in finding solutions to housing issues including homelessness in a variety of ways.

News & Notices

School replacement, hotel boost ...

February 9, 2018

The year got off to a great start with building permits for January 2018 nearly tripling in value in comparison to the first month of 2017.

Vehicle for Hire survey results are in

February 7, 2018

Safety, cost and availability were highlighted as important factors to consider when The City updates its vehicles for hire bylaw next year, according to an online survey of regional residents conducted in the fall of 2017.